Marmara University Faculty of Medicine in English
Gazi University Anatomy Department Research Assistant
Baskent University Orthopedics and Traumatology Department Research Assistant
Ankara Spine Center Spine Surgery Orthopedics-Neurosurgery Clinic Fellow
AOSpine Fellow, Department of Spine, Utrecht University, Netherlands

Marmara University Kosuyolu Hospital
Denizli Acıpayam Health Center
Gazi University Department of Anatomy
Baskent University Ankara, Adana, Alanya and Konya Hospitals
Agri Patnos State Hospital
Ankara Spine Center
Medicana Ankara Hospital
Baskent University Adana Hospital

Curvatures of the Spine (Humpback-Kyphosis / Scoliosis)
Spinal Canal Stenosis
Spine Fractures
Spinal Tumors and Infections
Lumbar Slipping, Herniated disc
Musculoskeletal Traumas (Fractures, Dislocations and Injuries)
Arthroplasty (Joint Prosthesis)
Arthroscopy

AOSpine (AO Spine Turkey Council Orthopedics Officer)
EuroSpine (European Spine Association)
TOD (Turkish Spine Association)
TOTBID (Turkish Orthopedics and Traumatology Association)
TTB (Turkish Medical Association)

a. Articles Published in International Indexed Peer-reviewed Journals
1. Çınar BM, Battal VE, Bal N, Güler Ümit Özgür, Beyaz S. Comparison of efficacy of oral versus intra-articular corticosteroid application in the treatment of frozen shoulder: an experimental study in rats. Acta Orthopedica et Traumatologica Turcica 2022; 56(1): 64-70
2. Mahmuti A, Güler Ümit Özgür, Haberal B, Şimşek EK, Yüksel S, Temiz A, Tuncay İC. Biomechanical comparison of polymethylmethacrylate augmentation methods in failed pedicle screw revision. Turkish Neurosurgery, 2021; 31(5): 788-794
3. Derincek A, Güler Ümit Özgür, Uysal M, Özalay M. Spinal Metastatic Disease: Survival Analysis of 146 patients and evaluation of 4 different preoperative scoring system. Clinical Spine Surgery 2020; 33(2): 81-86
4. Beyaz S, Güler Ümit Özgür, Bağır GŞ. Factors affecting lifespan following below-knee amputation in diabetic patients. Acta Orthopedica et Traumatologica Turcica 2017 Oct; 51(5): 393-397
5. Beyaz S, Güler Ümit Özgür, Demir KŞ, Yüksel S, Çınar BM, Özkoç G, Akpınar S. Tunnel widening after single- versus double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a randomized 8-year follow-up study. Archives of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery 2017; 137(11): 1547-1555
6. Acaroglu E, Güler Ümit Özgür, Çetinyürek YA, Yüksel S, Yavuz Y, Ayhan S, Domingo SM, Pellise F, Alanay A, Perez GFJS, Kleinstuck F, Obeid I. Decision analysis to identify the ideal treatment for adult spinal deformity : What is the impact of complications on treatment outcomes? Acta Orthopedica et Traumatologica Turcica 2017;51(3): 181-190
7. Güler Ümit Özgür, Yüksel S, Yakici S, Sabat MD, Pellise F, Grueso FSP, Obeid I, Alanay A, Kleinstuck F, Acaroglu E. Analysis of the reliability of surgeons ability to differentiate between idiopathic and degenerative spinal deformity in adults radiologically What descriptive parameters help them decide. European Spine Journal 2016; 25(8): 2401-2407
8. Acaroglu E, Cetinyurek YA, Güler Ümit Özgür, Yüksel S, Yavuz Y, Sabat MD, Pellise F, Alanay A, Grueso FSP, Kleinstuck F, Obeid I. A decision analysis to identify the ideal treatment for adult spinal deformity is surgery better than non surgical treatment in improving health related quality of life and decreasing the disease burden. European Spine Journal 2016; 25(8): 2390-2400
9. Acaroglu E, Dede O, Pellise F, Güler Ümit Özgür, Sabat MD, Grueso FPS. Adult spinal deformity a very heterogeneous population of patients with different needs. Acta Orthopedica et Traumatologica Turcica 2016; 50(1): 57-62
10. Acaroglu E, Güler Ümit Özgür, Olgun ZD, Yavuz Y, Pellise F, Sabat MD, Yakıcı S, Alanay A, Grueso FPS, Yavuz Y. Multiple Regression Analysis of Factors Affecting Health Related Quality of Life in Adult Spinal Deformity. Spine Deformity 2015; 3(4): 360-366
11. Aykaç B, Ayhan S, Yüksel S, Güler Ümit Özgür, Pellise F, Alanay A, Grueso FPS, Acaroglu E. Sagittal alignment of cervical spine in adult idiopathic scoliosis. European Spine Journal 2015; 24(6): 1175-1182
12. Ayhan S, Aykaç B, Yüksel S, Güler Ümit Özgür, Pellise F, Alanay A, Grueso FPS, Acaroglu E. Safety and efficacy of osteotomies in adult spinal deformity what happens in the first year. European Spine Journal 2015,25(8): 2471-2479
13. Cetin E, Ozkaya M, Güler Ümit Özgür, Acaroglu E, Demir T. Evaluation of the Effect of Fixation Angle between Polyaxial Pedicle Screw Head and Rod on the Failure of Screw-Rod Connection. Applied Bionics and Biomechanics 2015; 2015: 150649; 1-9
14. Güler Ümit Özgür, Çetin E, Yaman O, Pellise F, Casademut AV, Sabat MD, Alanay A, Grueso FPS, Acaroglu E. Sacropelvic fixation in adult spinal deformity ASD a very high rate of mechanical failure. European Spine Journal 2014; 24(5): 1085-1091
15. Güler Ümit Özgür, Derincek A, Hersekli MA, Özalay M, Çınar BM, Acaroglu E. Restoration of pull-out strength of the failed pedicle screw: biomechanical comparison of calcium sulfate vs polymethylmethacrylate augmentation. Acta Orthopedica et Traumatologica Turcica 2014; 48(2): 202-206
16. Cinar BM, Guler Umit Ozgur. Supramalleolar osteotomy with a hexapod type external fixator for the treatment of ankle joint three planar deformity: Case report. Joint Diseases and Related Surgery 2020; 31(2): 372-376. (Case presentation)
17. Tuncay IC, Guler Umit Ozgur, Vural C, Akgun RC, Demirors H, Kuru I. Primary extracranial meningioma of the lower limb. Joint Diseases and Related Surgery 2011; 6.22(2): 114-117. (Case Presentation)
18. Akgün RC, Güler Ümit Özgür, Onay U. A glomus tumor anterior to the patellar tendon: A case report. Acta Orthopedica et Traumatologica Turcica 2010; 40(3): 250-253. (Case Presentation)

b. Articles Published in National Indexed Journals
19. Bali C, Guler Umit Ozgur. Evaluation Of The Effectiveness And Reliability Of Low-Dose Tranexamic Acid Used In Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery. Journal of Turkish Spinal Surgery 2021;32(2): 65-69
20. Bali Ç, Özmete Ö, Güler Ümit Özgür, Özalay M, Ariboğan A. Anesthesia Management in Scoliosis Surgery with Spinal Cord Monitoring: Retrospective Analysis of 31 Patients. Journal of Anesthesia 2020; 24(2): 73-78
21. Güler Ümit Özgür, Acaroglu E. The One Step Forward Lateral Spinal X-Ray: Measurement Of Sagittal And Spinopelvic Parameters In A Functional Position. Journal Of Turkish Spinal Surgery 2019; 30(4), 266-269
22. Eker THE, Yalçın ÇO, Yılmaz A, Özalay M, Güler Ümit Özgür. Clinical Outcomes of Caudal Epidural Steroid Injections Under Ultrasound Guidance. Journal of Turkish Spinal Surgery 2017; 28(3): 163-168
23. Beyaz S, Özalay M, Güler Ümit Özgür, Çınar BM, Avci MÇ. Vertebroplasty Following Vertebral Compression Fracture In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients. The Journal of Turkish Spinal Surgery 2016; 27(1): 41-47
24. Beyaz S, Güler Ümit Özgür, Çınar BM, Aka BF. Persistent post-core decompression pain caused by Salmonella septic arthritis. Cukurova Medical Journal 2016; 41(23898): 42-44. (Case Presentation)
25. Bot A, Verlaan JJ, Spoor AB, Stadhouder A, Güler Ümit Özgür, Öner FC. Percutaneous vs Open Pedicle Screw Fixation For Traumatic Spine Fractures. The Journal of Turkish Spinal Surgery 2012; 23(4): 295-306
26. Güler Ümit Özgür, Özalay M. Imaging techniques in thoracolumbar spine fractures. TOTBID Magazine, 2018; 17(6), 528-533. (Compilation Article)
27. Güler Ümit Özgür, Özalay M. Cervical myelopathy: laminectomy and laminoplasty. TOTBID Magazine, 2017; 16(4), 350-355. (Compilation Article)

Book Chapters Written
1. Chapter 16 Spinal Traumas in Children. Güler Ümit Özgür, Özalay Metin. Basic Orthopedic Trauma Reference Book,. ted; 2022; pages 647-654. ISBN: 978-605-67864-4-0
2. Chapter-4 Clinical Evaluation. Güler Ümit Özgür, Özalay Metin. Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Rekmay; 2017; pages 49-56. ISBN:978-975-6813-98-0
3. Chapter-3 Flat Back: Pathology and Clinical Significance. Güler Ümit Özgür, Özalay Metin. Clinical Importance of Sagittal Balance of the Spine, Rekmay; 2017; pages 25-32. ISBN: 978-975-6813-99-7
4. Chapter-4 Failed Back Surgery: Revision Surgery. Is it a common problem? Özalay Metin, Güler Ümit Özgür. Clinical Importance of Sagittal Balance of the Spine, Rekmay; 2017; pages 33-36. ISBN: 978-975-6813-99-7
5. Chapter-5.2 Nonfusion Techniques. Özalay Metin, Güler Ümit Özgür. Degenerative Spinal Diseases. Rekmay; 2016; pages 759-784. ISBN:978-975-6813-95-9
6. Chapter-57 Lumbar Narrow Canal. Guler Umit Ozgur, Palaoglu Selcuk. Spine and Spinal Cord Surgery, Intermedicine; 2014; pages 703-712. ISBN: 9786056412370
7. Chapter-92 Spinal Tuberculosis. Guler Umit Ozgur, Palaoglu Selcuk. Spinal Cord and Spine Surgery, Intermedicine; 2014; page1123-1132. ISBN:9786056412370

22nd Akif Şakir Şakar Science Award, TOTDER, 2018
12th International Turkish Spine Congress, Best Oral Presentation Award, 2017

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